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Young people and drugs | A training workshop for GPs in schools | Bendigo

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Fortuna Villa

22 Chum Street

Golden Square, VIC 3555

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Horace Wansbrough from Youth Support Advocacy Service (YSAS)

Overview

This three-hour workshop aims to assist the GP in Schools program with the engagement of young people around alcohol and other drug (AOD) concerns. It will be interactive, using real stories from the street and what works to support young people’s health and wellbeing, as well as responding to any local and emerging issues identified by participants.

Learning outcomes

  • Understanding drugs and how young people are using them

  • Why adolescents use drugs and why they often don’t see it as a problem

  • Identify hidden drug use or emerging problems

  • Assess function of drug use for care planning

  • How to elicit a drug use history in a consultation

  • Creating constructive conversation that promotes change

  • Specialist treatment options and when to refer.

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Fortuna Villa

22 Chum Street

Golden Square, VIC 3555

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